Beauty packaging love

Thursday, 19 July 2012

I am such a fan of pretty packaging, so much so that I can literally be tempted into buying something completely useless for the way that it is packaged - and then I never end up using it and admire it until it is way past it's sell by date!

I thought I would share my favourite packaging of beauty products, as this way I'm narrowing down my extremely long list of pretty things.

You can follow my Packaging Pinterest board here
Beautiful soaps that are already on my shopping list...

Love these nail polish containers - so simple
How pretty are these soaps? You can buy them from Etsy here

I got this from my sister the other day and I just adore it - too pretty to use I think!

Came across this on Pinterest - a nice one for the boys
I got one of these as a gift when I lived in London and it has my name printed on the label - see my full post here.

How amazing??!

I have mine like this from Melissa's - so pretty and comes in loads of different flavours
I just adore this diffuser - really want to hunt one down!
Dyptique always has to appear on my list :) Need to stock up in September!

Obviously Benefit has to feature! They are leaving South Africa for good at the end of this month so stock up!

And more Paul & Joe. I want it all!
Just love their packaging - so clean and medical yet beautiful, and always a fan of the amber bottle!
Image source 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14


  1. All such beautiful items - almost like pieces of art work :)

  2. I'm also a complete sucker for packaging.. it gets expensive when I buy clothing just because they wrap it beautifully!

    Hasmita, from Jozilicious-

    1. Yip, we don't get enough of that in SA :(

  3. Paul and Joe. Wowzer. Those should be bought just for the way they look and then displayed ;)

  4. I love packaging too! I have a vanity with a collection of boxes / tubes etc? Sad to here about Benefit :( x

    1. Yip, I know - so sad when nice brands like that actually venture in SA and then have to leave cos we simply can't support them. Also have that - some are just too pretty to throw away :)

  5. Wow what a pretty collection. Love them all. esp Paul and Joe! Problem is I never know what to do with the pretty packaging once the item is finished. Feels a bit silly keeping empty boxes. What do you do with yours??

    1. I know what you mean, I try and reuse containers where I can, but if it's completely useless I throw it away (I keep the particularly amazing limited edition empties though :) )

  6. How pretty they really are! Love the Lemon soap, because it's my fave color, hehe. And the Paul & Joe Alice lipstick.